Autonomous trolley follows shoppers around store
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A South Korean supermarket chain E-mart has unveiled its autonomous shopping cart for test operation. Called Eli, the trolley has a variety of useful functions such as autonomous navigation, automatic payment and avoiding obstacles. The cart has been developed by Robotnik in partnership with Gaitech Robotics. It has smart sensors that react to human voices so it can follow a specific person. Additionally, Eli can guide shoppers to specific items on their shopping list. The cart has a display screen that details the location of items within the store. The autonomous shopping cart can tell whether items in the cart have all been…
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